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Washington Solar

Data Current Through:
Q2 2021
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
37th (33rd in 2020)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
26,701 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
149 (30 Manufacturers, 62 Installers/Developers, 57 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$799 million
Prices have fallen
36% over the last 5 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
743 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 38th)
Number Of Installations:

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Notable Solar Installations in Washington

  • Washington is a growing community solar market with more than 30 community solar projects already in the state. In 2018, A&R Solar installed two of the largest such projects, Benton County PUD at 75 kW and Clark County PUD at a combined 319 kW across its five arrays.
  • There are more than 70 schools across the state of Washington that have already gone solar. These schools have a combine capacity of 1.04 MW, enough to power 105 homes.

Check out our Major Solar Projects List for more notable installations.

Solar Companies in Washington

Looking for a local installer? Use SolarReviews to get company reviews and estimates for solar in your area. You can also view the average costs for installing solar in Washington, based on real price data from installed systems and solar quotes.

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If you're looking for information about local solar companies, check out EnergySage's list of solar companies in Washington, where you can check out information about each company and see real customer reviews.

Washington State Solar Policy Resources

DSIRE Incentives Database - Washington – Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in Washington and across the United States

Solar Panel Cost in Washington - Learn about the history of solar policy in Washington, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

Solar Rebates & Incentives in Washington - Check out EnergySage's list of key solar incentives in Washington to see what programs you can benefit from

U.S. Energy Information Administration - Washington State Profile – Explore official energy statistics, including data on electricity supply and demand, from the U.S. government

Washington State Energy Office

Washington State Legislature – Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in Washington

Washington Solar Panels Overview - Learn about the history of solar policy in Washington, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission – Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of Washington public utilities